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Indonesia: Community, Culture, & Conservation

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Emily Fiorentino, Participant

Hello! First thing to do on a year of scary things: post on social media without having any idea who’s reading it! My name is Emily, I’m from Connecticut, and right now I want an adventure more than anything, so I can’t wait to go......Read More

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Your Pre-Course Assignments

The I-team (Olivia, Luke, and Rita), Participant

Pre-Course Assignments Hello! We know that you all have been putting a lot of work into packing and preparing for our journey, and we created this assignment in the hopes that it will further prepare us! There are three parts to the assignment:......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Indonesia

Indonesia: Community, Culture, & Conservation

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Traveling, Planes, and Health

Instructors, Participant

Hi Everybody, Your instructors are gearing up to head to Chiangmai, Thailand, where we’ll be having our own orientation and training with the other Dragons Asia instructors before heading back to Yogyakarta (Jogja) to finish some last minute tasks......Read More

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Tentative Itinerary

Instructors, Participant

Dear Students and Families, We’re excited to present our tentative itinerary for this fall. Even as we write this, the instructor team is still chatting about the benefit of option A over option B, checking hotel availability, monitoring the......Read More

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Luke Hein Instructor Intro

Luke Hein, Participant

Though I’m sure I’d heard of Indonesia, or at least Bali, before I was 19, my first impressions are from then. At the time, I had just finished a year abroad in China through a program called SYA and was beginning a gap year of my own. So the......Read More

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My name is Lia!

Lia, Participant

Welcome to Indonesia! Let me introduce myself, my name is Lia. I am from Indonesia. I live with my family in Yogyakarta, with my father, mother and my two brothers. By the way, what is your name? Where are you from? Do you know that I can’t wait......Read More

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What is an ISP?

i-team (Luke, Olivia, Rita), Participant

What is an Independent Study Project (ISP)? The ISP is a way for you to pursue something you are interested in, on your own terms, apart from the rest of the group. The majority of the hands-on ISP work is done in Jogja because that’s where we......Read More

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Bahasa Indonesia

i-team (Luke, Olivia, Rita), Participant

Apa kabar murid-murid Naga! (How are you Dragons’s students!) Bellow are few basic Indonesian phrases that you can start practicing at home and on the plane to Indonesia. You’ll quickly realize how even a few words in bahasa Indonesia can help......Read More

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Indonesia Master Packing List!

Olivia, Rita, and Luke, Participant

Indonesia Clothing & Equipment MASTER PACKING LIST Selamat Datang Dragons, It’s about time to start that first round of packing. This is when it all starts to feel real! It is less stressful when you consider that there is no “one way” to......Read More

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Apa kabar?

Rita Sri Suwantari, Participant

Apa kabar? “How are you?” At this moment, my mind has been filled up with many questions about you all…my fellow travelers. Where are you now? What kind of preparation are you already have for Indonesia? Or whether you have been starting to......Read More

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Course Instructor Intro!

Olivia Werby, Participant

Hello fellow travellers! My name is Olivia Werby, and I will be one of your course instructors this fall in Indonesia. I’m so excited to meet you all and together explore a country that is close to my heart! I’m going to kick off introductions,......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Indonesia

Indonesia: Community, Culture, & Conservation

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A note on social networking

The Boulder Admin Team, Dragons Admin

Dear Fall 2017 Travelers, It’s great to see your Yak Board come to life! This is a very exciting time of year for all of us, and while we understand that you’re likely anxious to meet your traveling companions, we have a request for you: please......Read More